Archive for June, 2010
End of Day 2 of Dwell on Design at downtown L.A.'s Convention Center, and we're absolutely toast. Some 18,000 visitors were expected this weekend, and I wouldn't be surprised if we chatted to most of them in the last 48 hours.
Sorry it's been so long in between entries, but Andy and I've been neck deep in projects. Intense projects. Fun projects. Cuckoo projects. These last months have been a swirl of people and places–London, Paris, Las Vegas, New York, Seattle…yes, in that order.
The only thing getting in between the world and their Calvins this fall is the delectable Dutch girl, Lara Stone. Perhaps timed to Monday night's annual awards-a-thon for the Council of Fashion Designers of America, with Lara arriving arm-in-arm with Calvin Klein creative director Francisco Costa, word hit the wires the gap-toothed supermodel is back at the house after a two year break, as the new face and bod of Calvin Klein Collection, ck Calvin Klein and Calvin Klein Jeans.
A sad day in design. Word just out that Tobias Wong died Sunday morning. He was only 35.
No one seems to know why or how. And we keep wanting to believe this is just one more sensational provocation from an artist who wowed us with his legendary happenings and witty products in the art and commercial arenas.